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FOX News
Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
public officials. jesse jackson jr. not a democratic congressman from the city of chicago, unlike when tom delay was convicted and you saw republican former majority from texas and duke cunningham. not the to minimize the crimes of one or maximize the other. >> but treat both the same. >> right. it's interesting how our colleagues in the media, especially the left flank, rejoice over the downfall of people they disagree with politically and try to not cover with great detail the downfall of those whose politics they agree with. >> i wonder, too, the way this is presented, time and again when we have an issue, whether left or right, the left is cut a great deal of slack. i'm just saying whether it's a left or right issue, cover both the same. if you're going after the improprieties of one candidate, go after the other. with the same abandon but with the same zeal. >> agreed. his father is a historic figure, like him or dislike him. the father has friends across the political spectrum. what he did, he pleaded guilty, the deal he got is a paramount public interest. the public has the
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
york city. he was in a totally fascinating character. he was smart. i mean, one of the smartest guys you'd ever meet. every one of his opinions was very deeply felt and very well thought out and sometimes wrong, but very strongly argued. and he was just a character. it's hard to describe him. i mean, i don't know if it would work some place else. it worked great in new york. >> jenna: looking back over his life, in many ways he was bigger than the party that he represented. >> oh, my goodness. absolutely. >> jenna: leaders like that today. >> he stopped being a democrat the day he became mayor. he became mayor of the city. he was a very liberal congressman, probably his voting record was very left even for those days. he became a very conservative mayor. he was fiscally conservative. he was in favor of the death penalty at a time in which liberals were never in favor of the death penalty. he worked very, very hard to bring crime down. that's how i first got to know him really well in '83, '84, '85. the corruption that happened, happened around him. this was an honor man. i probably k
FOX News
Feb 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
for kids to get out of the city. it gives them hope. i'm hoping i can save at least one child from getting shot like my cousin was. >> you and i were talking during the break. they've proven in cities where they experiment with keeping public school or public gyms or basketball courts open later. >> yeah. >> that does cut down on youth crime because there's an alternative. there's an outlet. >> that's correct. your argument is just give these kids an outlet. >> a fighting chance. >> give them a fighting chance. what we do with these programs, and we're having a boxing fundraiser. we have 400 kids involved now, and there's pal programs all over the country. we have celtic boxing in chicago which is run by my brother-in-law. kids are excited when they prepare for these fights. i mean, it gives them hope and they're inspired. also, they go on to college and they do great things. >> we have a lot of military members in the marine corps and the army that came out of pal programs. they do great things with their lives. >> how is your dad doing? >> he's doing great. >> there were all rumo
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
but failed, so they're going to replace it. the new orleans mayor says the city still plans to bid on hosting the 2018 super bowl. >>> it's it for studio b this afternoon. a pretty good day on the dow for a snowy friday in manhattan. low volume today. most of the city is emptying out. not us. we'll be back tonight for the fox report, 7:00 eastern. captioned by closed captioning services inc. >> a massive winter storm bringing blizzard cards to the northeast and creating a travel nightmare across the country. i'm in for neil cavuto. this is your world, and fox on top of a blizzard about to hit and hitting across the east coast. folks bracing up to three feet of snow. the heaviest snowfall expected tonight with wind gusts up to 70 million as an albert could from canada comes in. folks stocking up on food, salt, and gasoline. long lines and shortages reported, and get this. first time i if heard this. bank of america is warning people to stock up on cash. air travelers getting slammed. nearly 4300 flights cancelled throughs -- through saturday. amtrak curtailing some service due to th
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> there's something going on that republicans are calling the 100 city tour. they noticed from whistle blowers and new reports that in mid february a bunch of white house and administration officials visited beaverton, oregon for a seminar teaching local government officials how they could get more from grants from the labor department, the epa, cdc. the whole plan was to go there and show them how they could get more in federal spending. what happened is the white house plans 100 of these visits all around the country. and tom coburn, the republican senator from oklahoma, sent him a letter saying please don't do this. cancel this tour. the white house today, jay carney, the spokesman, says it's not a tour. in fact, they are going to be visiting many, many cities and states around the country trying to encourage those local governments to apply for more in federal grants. >> neil: i'm wondering where you think this goes. these are backing up like planes at la gashed i can't, so called -- laguardia. the next one is what happens the end of next month as we face another government
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 1:00pm PST
cities and states around the country trying to encourage those local governments to apply for more in federal grants. >> neil: i'm wondering where you think this goes. these are backing up like planes at la gashed i can't, so called -- laguardia. the next one is what happens the end of next month as we face another government shutdown. >> that's the continuing resolution fight. since the congress has not passed a budget since april of 2009, they fund the government by passing continuing resolutions which basically keep the government going on its current basis for another x number of months. they've got to do another one to fund the government until the end of this fiscal year on september 30th. and right now, there's -- it looks like there's going to be serious fights over spending and taxes. same issues we've seen in the fiscal cliff and the debt ceiling. >> neil: thank you very much. >> thank you, neil. >> neil: do you remember what happened when some government dimwits banned light bulbs? >> a new shipment of soft whites. >> anything bigger? >> megabulbs. >> clear ones? >> now
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
delivered, they're dropped at post offices and rural ler carriers and city carriers are delivering the last mile of that parcel. >> okay. are you against renegotiating -- are you against renegotiating your contracts to keep the u.s. postal service solvent? >> we just received an arbitrated decision from an arbitrator on our contract in which we created new employees at a lower pay, some of them with no benefits in a part-time capacity. >> okay. >> again -- again, over 40% of our employees, our craft, is a non-benefit employee. >> okay. this is the national rural letter carriers association. >> that's correct. that's who i'm speaking for. >> should the other letter carrier unions take your past actions as a way forward to maybe solve the solvency problems at the postal service? should they renegotiate. >> sir, i can't speak for the other yiewns. i'm not asking you to speak for them. would that help solve the $16 billion deficit that the usps has? >> there have been other agreements with the other unions who have done the same thing. step to the plate. look at a lower pay for those employees,
FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm EST
it all, kansas city, missouri. what's the latest? reporter: this massive snowstorm hoss brought downtown kansas city to a virtual standstill. some sparts seeing up to nine inches of know today. here comes the snow plow behind me. all the public schools and many of the businesses are closed today. there you see they're actually dog a pretty good job keeping the roads clearing but this morning the commute was a nightmare, an icy mess. spinouts and accidents. and also at the kansas city airport, which is closed right now, heavy snow and poor visibility. but for farmers, they welcome all of this precipitation coming in the midst of a long and severe drought, and even the mayor of kansas city says it's not the end of the world. >> this city is still functioning on a necessary level, but we're going to take today off and enjoy the kid home from school. go sledding down the hills. but the main thing is staying at home and staying safe. reporter: it is tough going on the roadways. more than 90 miles on the main east-west interstate, i-70, closed to traffic. that will impact interstate c
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
megamerger. >> the one thing is that prices in certain cities could go up. >> when two large airlines combine, usually your ticket price goes up. i think in the future that's what we'll see. i'm just glad we still get our miles. i don't want to lose those. >> i'm sure prices will go up since there's let competition. >> you heard the woman talking about frequent flyer miles. it gives people more options to fly. now the two programs remain separate. then advantage and dividend miles will combine once the deal is official. that's the thing people need to understand. that could take time before it's finished and you start seeing changes. the merger itself not finalized until the third quarter, which is late summer, early fall. so to be continued for people that are taking to the skies. >> thank you, casey. now comes the fun part. fewer carriers, fewer planes, just as many, if not more passengers. it's not a pretty picture. i haven't gotten into the stupid seats. let's say you could be royally -- it's something i got into with the u.s. airways c.e.o. dug doug parker and/. >> before the dea
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm EST
day he became mayor. he became mayor of the city. he was a very liberal congressman, probably his voting record was very left even for those days. he became a very conservative mayor. he was fiscally conservative. he was in favor of the death penalty at a time in which liberals were never in favor of the death penalty. he worked very, very hard to bring crime down. that's how i first got to know him really well in '83, '84, '85. the corruption that happened, happened around him. this was an honor man. i probably knew that better than anyone. i investigated his administration left, right, every way possible. i knew how honest he was which is why i always respected him even when he got angry at me. >> jenna: the question about american leadership today comes to the forefront even on a day like this where we have a bunch of different news, but one of the big stories is another one of our embassies attacked overseas in turkey. i'm just curious about your thoughts on american leadership in 2013 and where we really need to be as a country, not dependent on the parties but as leaders. wh
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
to take a deep breath and maybe they're going to have to take a valium. there is panic in the city, and i'm right here in the belly of the beast. but the truth is, washington actually might get hurt a little bit. this is going to cut the spending in this town, which did very well during the recession. for the rest of america, we'll all be fine. let's just keep our eye on one number. it's a nickel. we're talking about a nickel out of every dollar. how many businesses have done that? cut their budgets? how many families have done that? so we can do this, and it's just a start. >> neil: and by the way, as you always point out because you have been ahead of this, a nickel off the increase that is -- so even under this plan, which is part of the ten-year plan, we're still going to be left under the best of circumstances $5 trillion more in debt than we are now. so leading the fact aside -- >> let me -- >> neil: where are we going here? >> let me add one other statistic. look at the money on the sandy relief bill. you covered the story. 10 of the billion dollars was for the relief of people w
FOX News
Feb 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
. hi, mike. reporter: the worst seems to be past kansas city, but what was left behind, about ten inches of snow came through the area. at it all headed to chicago where it becomes everybody's problem. it starts starts to inhibit air. in kansas city we had problem on the road. the road crews with bigamous, had a hard time staying ahead of it. it hit in the middle of the night so they were able to plow. cars on the street slipped around, a lot of them got stuck. the issue now is all of this snow that is stuck to the trees, that's weighing down the tree branches, that weighs into the power lines and hard for the power crews, utility crews to fix the lines. we got 40,000 people in the area right now without power, neil. >> neil: more than 2,000 nights cancelled in the past 72 hours, and it ain't over yet. right now old man winter taking aim at major midwest travel areas, including chicago's o'hare. >> mike had the exact right idea. it's everybody's problem when it hates o'hare. here are the latest numbers. look around up to. at it rush hour -- well, whacker drive along the river. wet
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 1:00pm PST
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FOX News
Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
, and now the tax man hit. the new york city officials hiking the property values for some homes actually hit by sandy, some by ten office thousands of dollars. that means higher taxes. home owners getting hit with the higher bills calling it heartless. dan has some other names. how did his happen? >> a convoluted and arcane system in new york city. they allow a cap of 6% per year of increases, but they bank the rest of it. so even in years when there are decreases, unless you caught up to what they consider market value, they're still allowed to tack it on and they did, despite the fact that almost every elected official says this is not the year to do these assessment increases. in fact there's a bill which would prevent this sort of tax hike on property -- >> these are done every year. >> absolutely. every year, without fail. >> so people would have come to the conclusion last fall there was a bad hurricane and maybe this would not be the year to do that. >> maybe october, of this year they would have figured out -- >> they knew the end result be a lot of staten islanders and
FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 1:00pm PST
this is the kansas city area i believe, where they're expecting up to a foot of snow and there's some bad stuff down south. the end ooh end of the same storm. north and eastern louisiana, and watch the map. southeast louisiana is going to get it as well. the upper right part of mississippi as well. some rough weather throughout the day. be careful. >>> nasa reports a massive black spot on the sun is the size of six earths and could trigger solarrer flares this week. they're bursts of radiation that have the potential to disrupt the power grid. radio communication and satellite feeds. nasa reports the sun is reaching the peak of its 11-year activity cycle this year. >>> then, there's this. before we wrap things up here. police in a boston suburb say they received a 9-1-1 call on wednesday night, which is last night. the caller said nothing and hung up the phone. the dispatcher called back to find out why you called me and didn't say anything. a woman answered and explained her ten-year-old son called nine one one with the intention of reporting her to police. the crime? making him
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
leave it at that. thank you. >>> home to the football champions, but the city of baltimore is fumbling its way to bankruptcy. why my next guest says washington should be watching. >>> and they say silence is golden, but a kid's silence said is worth cold hard cash. my insurance rates e probably gonna double. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >>> news corp out with its earnings after the bell. the parent of this network posting earnings and revenues that beat wall street's estimates. cable and publishing leading the way. >>> okay, from the news champion to these champions. baltimore might be home to the super bowl champs, but a new report, heading toward financial ruin. is ithe city already has some oe highest taxes in the state. my next guest says let that be a lesson for washington. she's with the group public notice. gretchen, they pay a lot of taxes, and it doesn't seem to be working. what's the story
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
handgun ban. literally not allowed to have a hundredgun. no permits issued for handguns in the city of chicago, yet the murder race is soaring. it's hard to make the case they're blaming the gun. >> it's hard to make the case of blaming guns in general. this is accountability and responsibility but it's the same core argument. people aren't fat because they're irresponsible. they're fat because there's a mcdonald's in their neighborhood. people don't kill other people. the guns kill the people. this is an ideological argument that is leading to massive murders in the country, and the president can stick to his anotherrology but he is mosting the most amazing opportunity he will have to make a dent in this problem. >> do you shoot skeet? jivite shot a shot gun. >> when the clay pigeon comes out it goes up in the air, right? you don't fire at the -- you lead it. so, for a gun to be going off when it's straight, look at that. i don't know. maybe he's not a very good skeet shooter. >> i was a marksman in the air force and that stock looked a little high on the collarbone. >> got to leave i
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 4:00pm EST
our shareholders, a wonderful deal for our employees and the city of pittsburgh. it's a terrific deal with terrific people and the berkshire hathaway people led by warren buffett and the 3g people. >> obviously it's an eye-poppingly attractive order ever offer to the board. a 20% premium in the last day alone. having said that, what is going on? did the environment economically compel this move? i asked the same to airline giants whether that propelled doing a deal sooner rather than later because in this environment, you don't know your alternatives or you feel you should entertain these things more than normal. >> in our case it's different. we're being acquired from a position of great strength a consecutive run of high, excellent performance and traded at a high stock price. in our case it was the opportunity when 3g approached mr. buffett but getting together and acquiring what is my view, one of the two or three great brands in the world, certainly one of the leading brands in the united states and uk. the opportunity just matched the time and matched the lending conditions
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